Article 13, the EU's Orwellian law that will censor and limit the Internet's freedom of speech and expression in the name of “copyright material” has been approved by the European Parliament Committee on Legal Affairs. The law would require FB. Goggle Twitter and all other websites to install sysytem that will censor, delete and remove any material which is deemed to have “copyright issues”, this of course refers to internet memes, but also videos gifs etc... etc...
In less then a week's time Turkey will head to the poles to vote both for a new president and for a new Parliament, in what is considered one of the most important elections in Turkey's modern history.
What makes these elections so important? The new president will assume an office imbued with sweeping executive powers that voters narrowly approved in a constitutional referendum last year. These include the power to issue decrees with the force of law, appoint the cabinet an
A new EU law could change the online world forever by effectively banning memes, remixes and other content which incorporate copyrighted material. The rules are contained in Article 13 of the Copyright Directive and are controversial because they demand platforms ‘take measures to ensure the functioning of agreements concluded with rights-holders for the use of their works’, meaning that large-scale censorship would be the only way of enforcing the law.
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Despite the popular belief that because of D-Day, the US and the western allies won WW2 in Europe, the truth is that WW2 had already been won in Europe by Soviet Russia when it defeated the German army in the eastern front.
By 1944, Nazi Germany had already lost the war to the Soviet Union, which had basically annihilated the Wehrmacht in the eastern front and the Red Army was racing its way towards Berlin, with the German army unable to hold it off, and barely able to offer
The German newspaper "Bild am Sonntag" reported on Sunday that it obtained documents showing that the German chancellor Angela Merkel was briefed on the fact that Germany's refugee agency improperly granted hundreds of asylum requests to known extremists, radicals and people suspected of belonging to terrorist groups, and choose to do nothing.
That scandal first broke in April, with reports that a former German Federal Office for Migration and Asylum (BAMF) official at the B